2019 Halves

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Blake Green Halves Partner - 2019

  1. Chanel Tavita Harris

    2 vote(s)
    16.7%
  2. Hayze Perham

    2 vote(s)
    16.7%
  3. Adam Keighran

    6 vote(s)
    50.0%
  4. Peta Hiku

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. New Signing

    2 vote(s)
    16.7%
  1. Fufu Andronez

    Fufu Andronez First Grade

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    Just to get some discussion going...Who wins the race to be Blake Green's halves partner for round 1?

    Chanel Harris-Tavita

    Hayze Perham

    Adam Keighran

    Peta Hiku

    New Signing
     
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  2. Rich102

    Rich102 Moderator Staff Member

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    Too early to tell for me.
    I will watch the trials with interest.
     
  3. WellsNZ

    WellsNZ Juniors

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    Kiwi international half Tohu Harris obviously.
     
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  4. ZEROMISSTACKLES

    ZEROMISSTACKLES First Grade

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    Tohus not even half a back. 100% forward. Not sure what Kearney was thinking there.
     
  5. Matua

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    This thread surely makes some of the Warriors management fluffers stop and think.
     
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  6. Leber

    Leber Juniors

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    Perham is a fullback. He'll need a lot of work to be ready in the halves round one.

    Cook and Lawton can play half aswell.

    It'll prob start with Hiku there and Keighran moving in there long term.

    We are f**ked if Green goes down though.
     
  7. Izz

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    Tavita-Harris with Keighran as primary backup
     
  8. Mr Angry

    Mr Angry Not a Referee

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    I think Kearney will go with
    7. Green
    6. Hiku

    Hope to be wrong with a young bloke getting a go.
     
  9. Iafeta

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    Jeff Robson?
     
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  10. Rich102

    Rich102 Moderator Staff Member

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    Surprised you didn't go with Jones at 7.
     
  11. spear tackle

    spear tackle Juniors

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    Well he doesn't lack experience and you could argue he may owe us half a year and after 4 odd years of retirement any niggling injuries should be all but cleared up. They do say 40 is the new 30.
     
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  12. ZEROMISSTACKLES

    ZEROMISSTACKLES First Grade

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    As long as they can tackle and not get run around like Tohu would or get busted through like Hiku would.

    Remember this post if either get picked as it will be another correct prediction to add to my already long list of predictions.
     
  13. Warriorsoul

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    I wonder how many of Keighran's former team-mates privately thought he was wasting his time signing with the Warriors.....
     
  14. SpaceMonkey

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    I had a dream last night that it was round one and we were getting shanked with Keighran at half, lucky I donโ€™t believe that dreams mean shit, haha
     
  15. Fufu Andronez

    Fufu Andronez First Grade

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    For me, Keighran seems a bit like a Grant Rovelli type buy/player.

    Decent and solid but wont win us much, and with the rookies, they may be a bit too green.

    Gotta feeling we are going to sign someone new for the halves at some point in 2019..
     
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  16. jaseg

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    What's with the Keighran love? Just age?

    He arguably showed more promise at centre than as a playmaker last year imo.

    I'd prefer to see either/both of the young fellas, personally - and with a fit Roache we have two guys at the same position (himself and Luke) who I would be comfortable using a little in the halves during games (if you're worried about overexposing the younger guys for every game to start with).
     
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  17. ZEROMISSTACKLES

    ZEROMISSTACKLES First Grade

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    I hate boring as Rovelli.
     
  18. Wheeled Warrior

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    He's not a centre though despite playing their in ISP (Doing a good job) He was a gun in the halves in 2017. Plenty of people from the Panthers forums across the board have said he is the goods. Just behind many other good junior halves at Penrith so took us an option. I'd prefer an aussie half over our green ones. An aussie green junior is 2-3 years ahead of our juniors.
     
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  19. LeagueNut

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    Our predicted Round 1 team on NRL.com has Chanel Harris-Tavita in the #7 although Jamie Soward says "I wouldn't be surprised if at some stage they play Blake Green at seven with someone like Peta Hiku at six until they find their feet". I reckon Soward is on the money.
     
  20. Wheeled Warrior

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    Kearney already pointed out he wouldn't play Hiku in the halves when asked. Obviously we all know Hiku will be Kearney's go to person if the junior rookies fail to fire (Or possibly Harris if push comes to shove) Unleash a rookie and let them grow.
     
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